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Professor Turned Clown

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Discontented with the life of a professor of economics, Dr. Charles Boas became Onions the Clown.

I'm sure this thrilled any living parents who might have helped pay for years of higher education.

Read the whole story here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Feb 05, 2014 | Comments (7)
Category: Clowns, Eccentrics, 1960's, Universities, Colleges, Private Schools and Academia

Space Lady







Interview here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Jan 05, 2014 | Comments (3)
Category: Eccentrics, Music, Outsider Art

Paul von Boeckmann, Champion Breather

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Original ad here.

Hard to argue with the assertion that one has to breathe to stay alive.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Dec 17, 2013 | Comments (5)
Category: Eccentrics, Twentieth Century, Bodybuilding

Red Seal Comics

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Look at the characters featured in this single issue, and ask yourself if this is not the best comic in the history of the universe.

Read the whole issue here.

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How to Pet a Cat



And you thought this was something you learned by age three!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Nov 04, 2013 | Comments (10)
Category: Eccentrics, Cats

Lottery Tips



"Numbers are very unpredictable....Let's use a little bit of reality..."

Uh, yeah, right, um, just remembered, I left the cat boiling back home--gotta run!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Oct 28, 2013 | Comments (4)
Category: Eccentrics, Money, Outsider Art, Gambling, Casinos, Lotteries and Other Games of Chance

Stuffed Travelers

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For between $20 and $55 you can send you favorite stuffed animal on a fabulous vacation! What a great investment!
Posted By: patty | Date: Mon Oct 21, 2013 | Comments (6)
Category: Eccentrics

Ingo Swann



Somehow we let seven months slip by without commeorating the death of famed "remote viewing" expert Ingo Swann.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Jul 21, 2013 | Comments (4)
Category: Death, Eccentrics, New Age, Paranormal
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